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Israel in Egypt by G. F. Händel

Saturday, February 16, 2013 • 7:00 PM
Cathedral of Saint Andrew

About the Concert

The choruses of the Lutheran Church of Honolulu and the Cathedral of St. Andrew join forces with the Bach Chamber Orchestra in presenting George Frideric Händel’s epic masterwork, Israel in Egypt. This is the first historically informed complete performance in Hawai‘i. Composed in 1738, this largely choral work recounts the Biblical story of Exodus, using striking and inventive musical imagery to tell the tale of plagues befalling an empire and a people’s escape to freedom. Swarms of flies and locusts, hopping frogs, fiery hailstones, and even the heavy stillness of thick darkness are brought vibrantly to life by Händel’s imaginative settings. The work concludes triumphantly with the parting of the Red Sea and joyful celebration by the children of Israel. Be sure to get your tickets now!

For more information, please call the LCH Church Office (808-941-2566) or email <lch@lchwelcome.org>. Regular office hours are weekdays, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Tickets

$35, premium | $25, general admission | $10, students with ID (must be presented at the door)

Tickets are available online or by calling the LCH Church Office (808-941-2566) weekdays, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Concert Venue

The Cathedral of Saint. Andrew is located on the corner of South Beretania Street at Alakea/Queen Emma Streets in downtown Honolulu. The parking lot has entrances on both Beretania and Queen Emma Streets. There is a $2 charge for parking on the Cathedral grounds. There is no parking on Beretania Street, but parking is available on other nearby streets.

Please visit the Location & Directions page on the Cathedral website for more information.

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Future Music Events

Date/Time Concert or Concerted Music Service
Sunday, May 5
5:30 PM
Joint Evensong at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew
St. Andrew’s and LCH Choirs
Sunday, May 26
7:30 PM
Trinity Vespers
featuring the premiere of a new cantata by Dr. Robinson McClellan
LCH Choir, Bach Chamber Orchestra, and Soloists

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